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Dec 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement on being appointed Senior Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus for the 117th Congress:

Nov 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement after his bill, H.R. 1964, the Lumbee Recognition Act was passed out of the House of Representatives

Nov 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of John C. “Skeepie” Scarborough, III; President and CEO of Scarborough & Hargett Funeral Home and personal friend of more than 50 years:  

Nov 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris:

Nov 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on passing of longtime Craven County Commissioner Johnnie Sampson Jr.

 

Nov 2, 2020 Press Release

Wilson, NC – Democratic Members of the North Carolina congressional delegation, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Congressman David Price (NC-04), and Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statements regarding the forceful dispersal of peaceful marchers by law enforcement in Alamance County during a march to the polls on Saturday, October 31, 2020:

Oct 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), David E. Price (NC-04), and Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph. D.

Oct 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) with Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY) introduced a bill to require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study coverage for services related to the amputation of a limb.

Oct 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) issued the following statement on the passing of Bishop Joseph Nathan Perry, Jr., Senior Bishop of Perry’s Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church in Wilson, North Carolina.

Oct 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) with Congressman Billy Long (R-MO) and Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA) introduced the Protecting Access to Affordable Medicines Act of 2020.

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In The News

Jan 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.

Jan 8, 2019 In The News

Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

Friday, January 4, 2019

The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.

North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.

Jan 3, 2019 In The News

Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.

Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.

Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 17, 2018 In The News

EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.

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